Jakarta Governor Djarot Saiful Hidajat: Pak Jokowi, Pak Ahok And Myself Are One Unity
SWORN in last month, Jakarta Governor Djarot Saiful Hidajat only has four more months before he leaves office and hands over the post to governor-elect Anies Baswedan. Djarot is Jakarta's third governor in the 2012-2017 period: the first governor Joko Widodo was elected President in 2014, and his successor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama resigned following his religious blasphemy conviction in early May.
Racing against time in his brief term,…
HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempo’s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.